Buying

Welcome to the Buying section. Here you will find articles about how to buy a home, first-time home buyers, the cost of buying a home and much more.

Five tips to protect your watercraft from theft

Did you know that theft is the leading cause of insurance claims among Quebec watercraft owners? With sky-high resale values for used watercraft parts, it’s no wonder they’re so sought-after by thieves. Here are a few tips taken from La … Continue reading

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A guide to estate settlement in situations where there is no will

Has one of your loved ones died without a will? In spite of the sad circumstances, a number of steps must be taken to settle the deceased’s estate. Here is some advice taken from La Capitale’s blog that should make the … Continue reading

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The advantages of buying with a down payment exceeding 20%

When the time comes to buy, is it better to put down a big down payment? As every situation varies greatly, it’s impossible to provide a definitive answer. Your decision should take your needs, your means and your targeted market … Continue reading

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Borrowing more to renovate your home

Let’s be honest: it often takes more than vacuuming and Windex to make the bathroom in a new home shine. But that shouldn’t stop you from buying the house of your dreams: several options are available to finance your renovations. … Continue reading

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Choosing the plan of your dreams

Building a house is one of life’s most important projects. And searching for the ideal plan, although fun and exciting, can be a lengthy and daunting task. How to choose among so many available plans? Here is some useful advice that … Continue reading

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How to save for a down payment?

You wish to buy a house, but you are wondering how to save the thousand dollars you need for a down payment? At first sight, we know it doesn’t seem easy. However, when you analyze the situation, workable solutions appear. … Continue reading

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Buying a Property in Quebec: 5 Fundamental Steps

The steps to becoming a homeowner are not the same everywhere you go. Just within Canadian borders, these steps vary from one province to the next. Let’s go over the main steps people looking to purchase a property in Quebec … Continue reading

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5 Steps for Picking the Right Neighborhood

It comes as no surprise that when it comes to real estate, choosing the right neighborhood is critical. It will determine whether your property will gain little, a lot or no value in the coming years. But how does one … Continue reading

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6 Parts of an Offer to Purchase

  You’ve spent a lot of time going to open houses and surfing the net looking over homes that you want to buy and you have finally found “the one.” So what happens now? Well, it’s time to make an … Continue reading

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Making An Offer on a Home

When it comes to buying a home, it’s pretty clear that making an offer that is merely verbal simply does not fly. That is why, when it comes to making an offer, you need to enter into a written contract … Continue reading

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